The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 38 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 39 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.28% 4.32% 6.60%
As % of the Vendors category 9.70% 11.11% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 15
Average daily rate
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£388 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £128 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £366 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £19.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% +40.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
402 270 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.08% 38.90% 47.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 161 152
Average daily rate £375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.35 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £22.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 27 £388 +27.57% 9
West Wales +3 8 £380 -10.58% 1
Mid Wales - 3 £275 -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 42 (58.33%) Linux
2 38 (52.78%) Windows
3 32 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 21 (29.17%) Red Hat
5 21 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (29.17%) Puppet
6 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (22.22%) Java
9 14 (19.44%) Citrix
9 14 (19.44%) DevOps
10 13 (18.06%) Apache
11 12 (16.67%) ITIL
11 12 (16.67%) DNS
11 12 (16.67%) nginx
12 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (15.28%) J2EE
12 11 (15.28%) Migration
13 10 (13.89%) JBoss
13 10 (13.89%) Cisco
13 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
13 10 (13.89%) WebSphere
14 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
14 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 9 (12.50%) Clustering
15 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
15 8 (11.11%) Ansible

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.06%) Apache
2 12 (16.67%) nginx
3 10 (13.89%) WebSphere
3 10 (13.89%) JBoss
4 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.94%) IIS
6 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
7 4 (5.56%) Jetty
7 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
8 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.78%) Lync
9 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.39%) GroupWise
10 1 (1.39%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.17%) Google App Engine
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) DNS
2 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) DHCP
2 7 (9.72%) SAN
3 6 (8.33%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) HTTP
4 4 (5.56%) SSL
5 3 (4.17%) FTP
5 3 (4.17%) Wireless
5 3 (4.17%) IPsec
5 3 (4.17%) NAS
5 3 (4.17%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) IPv4
7 1 (1.39%) LAN
7 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Redis
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.56%) MSBuild
2 4 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 4 (5.56%) Hudson
3 3 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Architect
2 7 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Administrator
6 3 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.78%) Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) J2EE
2 5 (6.94%) .NET
3 3 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) LAMP
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.78%) DTV
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) Linux
2 38 (52.78%) Windows
3 21 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.17%) AIX
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) DevOps
2 12 (16.67%) ITIL
3 11 (15.28%) Migration
4 7 (9.72%) Performance Testing
5 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.94%) Scrum
6 5 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.56%) Open Source
7 4 (5.56%) Service Management
8 3 (4.17%) UML
8 3 (4.17%) SysML
8 3 (4.17%) Requirements Management
8 3 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.17%) Use Case
8 3 (4.17%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.78%) Release Management
9 2 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) Java
2 7 (9.72%) Python
2 7 (9.72%) Ruby
2 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.33%) SQL
4 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.78%) Jython
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) CCNA
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) OCP
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.78%) MCITP
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) CCENT
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 32 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.33%) vSphere
5 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.56%) Xen
7 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.78%) vCloud
8 2 (2.78%) Firmware
8 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) Puppet
2 8 (11.11%) Ansible
3 7 (9.72%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (4.17%) SCCM
4 3 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.39%) Salt
6 1 (1.39%) SCOM
6 1 (1.39%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.39%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.39%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.17%) Red Hat
3 14 (19.44%) Citrix
4 10 (13.89%) Cisco
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) Google
7 3 (4.17%) AppSense
7 3 (4.17%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) EMC
8 2 (2.78%) SAP
8 2 (2.78%) IBM
8 2 (2.78%) Veritas
8 2 (2.78%) Symantec
8 2 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (1.39%) Novell
9 1 (1.39%) Veeam
9 1 (1.39%) BMC
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